Law school is expensive – and students who go to graduate school for law collectively take on millions of dollars in student debt. The good news is that there are many law school scholarships and grants out there. Some are even sponsored by private law firms.
Most law students never even know that these scholarship opportunities exist. That’s why we’ve put together an updated list of opportunities to help you in your search process. You may even end up paying for most, if not all, of the cost of your education.
At laws101.com, we believe that the legal profession is a noble profession – and one that protects our freedoms in this country that we hold so dearly.
As such, we are offering a once-yearly $1,000 scholarship to students who are currently attending law school in the upcoming fall semester.
The current open submission period is for Fall 2019. Applications must be received on or by Thursday, August 15, 2019.
To apply, you’ll need to submit a 1,000-2,000 word essay on the following topic:
Once the application period closes, we will determine a winner based on the following factors: originality, creativity, and the applicant’s level of knowledge in the topic. We will also judge the applicant’s overall ability to write a well-crafted essay and write in a thought-provoking manner about the core legal topic at hand.
By submitting your essay to us, you agree that your essay may be featured on our site. We will publish the winning essay as well as a couple of the top contenders. Published essays may appear with minor edits in place.